A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.8719° West, -34.658° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000h2sy. Event ids that are associated: us1000h2sy. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:07:47 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/09/18 / 2018-09-19 20:07:47 / September 19, 2018 @ 8:07 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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